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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 229 / Thursday, November 29, 2007 / Notices Dated: November 20, 2007. Kevin B. Elliott, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 07–5874 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service Vernal Ranger Districts Travel Management Plan, Ashley National Forest; Duchesne and Daggett Counties, UT; Correction Forest Service, USDA. Notice; correction AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Forest Service published a document the Federal Register of November 9, 2007, concerning request for comments on the proposed action for the Roosevelt/Duchesne and Flaming Gorge Ranger Districts Travel Management Plan. The document identified a 45-day comment period from the date of publication. The closing date corresponds with December 24, 2007. In order to avoid, the scoping comment period closing during the holidays, we are extending the comment period to 60 days from the date of the original publication, which corresponds with January 8, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kris Rutledge, 435–781–5196. In the Federal Register of November 9, 2007, in FR Doc. 72–217, on page 63551, in the second column the DATES caption to read: DATES: The comment period on the proposed action will extend 60 days from the date the Notice of Intent is published in the Federal Register. The draft environmental impact statement is expected July 2009 and the final environmental impact statement is expected November 2009. Dated: November 20, 2007. Kevin B. Elliott, Forest Supervisor. [FR Doc. 07–5875 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–11–P BROADCASTING BOARD OF GOVERNORS Sunshine Act Meeting Tuesday, November 27, 2007, 10 a.m.–10:30 a.m. PLACE: Cohen Building, Room 3360, 330 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20237. 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(5 U.S.C. 552b.(c)(2) and (6)) CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Persons interested in obtaining more information should contact Carol Booker at (202) 203–4545. Dated: November 27, 2007. Carol Booker, Legal Counsel. [FR Doc. 07–5891 Filed 11–27–07; 2:50 pm] BILLING CODE 8610–01–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOD–2007–HA–0116] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces the proposed revision of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received January 28, 2008. PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67595 You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. ADDRESSES: To request information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD), TRICARE Management Activity (TMA), HPA&E, Attn: Richard R. Bannick, Ph.D., 5111 Leesburg Pike, Suite 810, Falls Church, VA 22041–3206. Title and OMB Number: Surveys on Viability of TRICARE Standard and TRICARE Extra; OMB Control Number 0720–0031. Needs and Uses: As mandated by Congress, confidential surveys of civilian health care providers and beneficiaries who use TRICARE will be completed in TRICARE market areas within the United States. The provider survey will be used to determine how many providers accept new TRICARE Standard patients in each market. area. Surveys will be conducted in at least 40 locations in the United States each fiscal year from 2008 to 2011. Twenty locations will be TRICARE PRIME Service Areas and twenty locations will be geographic areas where TRICARE Prime is not offered. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Annual Burden Hours: 3,333. Number of Respondents: 40,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Summary of Information Collection The Health Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate (HPA&E) under the authority of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs)/TRICARE Management Activity E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1 67596 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 229 / Thursday, November 29, 2007 / Notices (OASD(HA)/TMA) will undertake an evaluation of the DoD’s TRICARE Standard healthcare option. HPA&E will collect and analyze data that are necessary to meet the requirements outlined in section 702 of the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for FY2008. Activities include the collection and analyses of data obtained confidentially from civilian physicians (M.D.s & D.O.s) and at least psychologists within U.S. geographic areas. Specifically, mail surveys with telephone follow-up of civilian providers will be conducted in the TRICARE market areas to determine how many healthcare providers are accepting new patients under TRICARE Standard in each market area. The surveys will be conducted in at least 40 TRICARE geographic areas in the United States each fiscal year through and including fiscal year 2011. Representatives of TRICARE beneficiaries and selected provider groups will be consulted to identify potential locations. In addition, section 702 of the FY 2008 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) requires the Department to conduct annual surveys of beneficiary access experience and the availability to access civilian providers under TRICARE Standard and Extra program through FY 2011. These issues address the interests of Congress in reconciliation of responses of providers and beneficiaries who use TRICARE. Surveys of civilian healthcare providers (M.D.s and D.O.s) and beneficiaries eligible for TRICARE Standard/Extra care will be conducted in at least 40 TRICARE Prime service areas each year. The objective of this effort is to determine if TRICARE beneficiaries have difficulty in finding health care providers willing to provide services under Standard or Extra, and the extent to which providers in the area participate in Standard/Extra. Dated: November 15, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 07–5858 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES [Docket No. DOD–2007–OS–0128] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), DoD. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:52 Nov 28, 2007 Jkt 211001 ACTION: Notice. In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) announces the following proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instructions, please write to the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Defense Manpower Data Center, Attn: LCDR Shenae Morrow, 400 Gigling Road, Seaside, CA 93955. Title and OMB Control Number: Application for Department of Defense Access Card—Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS) Enrollment; OMB Control Number 0704–TBD. Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is needed to obtain the necessary data to verify eligibility for a Department of Defense FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 physical access card for personnel who are not entitled to a Common Access Card or other approved DoD identification card. The information is used to establish eligibility for the physical access to a DoD installation or facility, detect fraudulent identification cards, provide physical access and population demographic reports, provide law enforcement data, and in some cases provide anti-terrorism screening. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Annual Burden Hours: 50,000. Number of Respondents: 300,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 10 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection DoD Directive 1000.25 DoD Personnel Identity Protection (PIP) Program, July 2004, establishes policy for the implementation and operation of the PIP Program, to include use of DoD identity credentials and operation of the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS). The DBIDS is a force protection tool of the law enforcement community, utilizing a centralized, rules-based, identity management and access verification system. Consistent with guidance contained in DoD Regulation 5200.08, Physical Security Program, April 2007, DBIDS will produce an identification card that will aid security personnel in identifying, controlling, and accounting for non-DoD personnel entering military installations. Dated: November 15, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 07–5859 Filed 11–28–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOD–2007–OS–0129] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 229 (Thursday, November 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67595-67596]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-5858]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket No. DOD-2007-HA-0116]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health 
Affairs, DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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    In accordance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for 
Health Affairs announces the proposed revision of a public information 
collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments 
are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the 
accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the information 
collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the information collection on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received January 28, 
2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the 
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (OASD), TRICARE 
Management Activity (TMA), HPA&E, Attn: Richard R. Bannick, Ph.D., 5111 
Leesburg Pike, Suite 810, Falls Church, VA 22041-3206.
    Title and OMB Number: Surveys on Viability of TRICARE Standard and 
TRICARE Extra; OMB Control Number 0720-0031.
    Needs and Uses: As mandated by Congress, confidential surveys of 
civilian health care providers and beneficiaries who use TRICARE will 
be completed in TRICARE market areas within the United States. The 
provider survey will be used to determine how many providers accept new 
TRICARE Standard patients in each market. area. Surveys will be 
conducted in at least 40 locations in the United States each fiscal 
year from 2008 to 2011. Twenty locations will be TRICARE PRIME Service 
Areas and twenty locations will be geographic areas where TRICARE Prime 
is not offered.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Annual Burden Hours: 3,333.
    Number of Respondents: 40,000.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Average Burden per Response: 5 minutes.
    Frequency: On occasion.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Summary of Information Collection

    The Health Program Analysis and Evaluation Directorate (HPA&E) 
under the authority of the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense 
(Health Affairs)/TRICARE Management Activity

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(OASD(HA)/TMA) will undertake an evaluation of the DoD's TRICARE 
Standard healthcare option. HPA&E will collect and analyze data that 
are necessary to meet the requirements outlined in section 702 of the 
Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for 
FY2008.
    Activities include the collection and analyses of data obtained 
confidentially from civilian physicians (M.D.s & D.O.s) and at least 
psychologists within U.S. geographic areas. Specifically, mail surveys 
with telephone follow-up of civilian providers will be conducted in the 
TRICARE market areas to determine how many healthcare providers are 
accepting new patients under TRICARE Standard in each market area. The 
surveys will be conducted in at least 40 TRICARE geographic areas in 
the United States each fiscal year through and including fiscal year 
2011. Representatives of TRICARE beneficiaries and selected provider 
groups will be consulted to identify potential locations.
    In addition, section 702 of the FY 2008 National Defense 
Authorization Act (NDAA) requires the Department to conduct annual 
surveys of beneficiary access experience and the availability to access 
civilian providers under TRICARE Standard and Extra program through FY 
2011. These issues address the interests of Congress in reconciliation 
of responses of providers and beneficiaries who use TRICARE.
    Surveys of civilian healthcare providers (M.D.s and D.O.s) and 
beneficiaries eligible for TRICARE Standard/Extra care will be 
conducted in at least 40 TRICARE Prime service areas each year. The 
objective of this effort is to determine if TRICARE beneficiaries have 
difficulty in finding health care providers willing to provide services 
under Standard or Extra, and the extent to which providers in the area 
participate in Standard/Extra.

    Dated: November 15, 2007.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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